John V. Rodgers
John V. Rodgers, 63 of County Road 72, Hammondsville, OH died suddenly on Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown, OH.
He was born on August 28, 1945 in Hammondsville, OH, a son of the late John W. and Elizabeth Kozora Rodgers. Living his entire life in Hammondsville, Mr. Rodgers worked for Tube City I.M.S. as a heavy equipment operator. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Vietnam era, a member of the American Legion, Post 742 in Irondale and the Masonic Jenkins Lodge.
His wife, Debbie L. Martin Rodgers, whom he married September 8, 1973, passed away January 31, 2002; John is survived by a son, John D. Rodgers and his wife, Shannon of Hammondsville; two brothers, James Rodgers and his wife, Norma of Hammondsville and Charles Rodgers and his wife, Charlene of Wellsville, OH; a sister, Mildred Porter and her husband, Mark of Hammondsville; two granddaughters, Andrea and Alyssa Rodgers of Hammondsville, several nieces and nephews and a multitude of friends.
Besides his parents and wife, a brother, Elzie Rodgers and two sisters, Betty Cronin and Mary Ellen Rodgers, preceded him in death.
Services will be held Monday, December 29, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes with Paul Weaver officiating.
Burial will be in Hammondsville Cemetery.
The family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel on Sunday, December 28, 2008 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 PM. There will be a Masonic Service by the Jenkins Lodge # 471 at 7:30 PM
Memorial contributions may be made to Make A Wish Foundation.